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Men of 1st Airborne Division moving forward into Arnhem, 19 September 1944

Photograph by Sergeant D M Smith, Army Film and Photographic Unit, World War Two, North West Europe, 1944.

Most of 1st Airborne Division's landing zones were 11 kilometres (seven miles) from the bridge at Arnhem and only one battalion managed to reach the objective while the rest of the division was squeezed into a pocket around Oosterbeek to the west.

From a collection of 75 British official photographs relating to 1st Airborne Division at Arnhem, Operation MARKET GARDEN, September 1944.

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NAM. 2005-12-38-1


National Army Museum, Out of Copyright


National Army Museum, Study collection

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